MLB Trends: Reds successful when Johnny Cueto starts vs. Pirates Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Sunday, 31 August 2014 08:30

PITTSBURGH, PA (The Spread) - NL Central Division rivals will conclude a series today in Pittsburgh when the Pirates host the Reds.

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According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Pirates are -124 money line favorites over the Reds, who are +115 money line road underdogs. The total for today's 1:35PM ET start time is currently sitting at 6.5 runs.

The Pirates have struggled against the Reds when Johnny Cueto starts. The Reds are 4-0 in Cueto's last four starts versus the Pirates and 11-4 in his last 15 road starts versus Pittsburgh. While Cincinnati has struggled of late, the team is 11-4 in Cueto's last 15 overall starts, 14-4 in his last 18 starts on Sunday and 39-17 in his last 56 starts following a quality start in his last appearance.

The Pirates, meanwhile, are just 2-6 in Francisco Liriano's last eight starts versus the Reds and 0-5 in his last five starts overall. They're also 0-4 in his last four starts as a favorite, 1-4 in his last five starts with five days of rest and 1-5 in his last six starts versus a team with a losing record.

At +115, the Reds could be a nice value play for bettors looking for a quality underdog today.

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